The central government is responsible for coordinating healthcare and shaping health policy, and the Ministry of Health governs the healthcare system.

Policy responses

Policies in Malta are mainly developed and implemented by the central government, but the valuable contribution of the local authorities by giving practical support in the implementation process has to be recognized. Cross-sectoral cooperation exists in Malta, but it happens more frequently at the local level.

An overview of regional policy responses addressing health inequalities can be found in our Policy Database.


Good practices

An overview of local and regional projects and initiatives that are currently taking place or that have successfully been finalized, and that are addressing health inequality issues, can be found in our Project Database.

Key actors

Please find below an overview of key actors in Malta working on health inequality issues:


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Key resources

Please find below a short overview of key documents and resources (produced at regional level) addressing health inequality issues in Malta. More publications can be found in our Publications Database.


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